The RUS vs TUR match preview –
FIFA World Cup 2018 hosts Russia will be playing against Turkey on Sunday. The matchup is going to be a game that will take place in UEFA Nation’s League.
Russia had a phenomenal tournament in their home country. Reaching the quarter-finals of the competition was a dream come true for the hosts. In fact, the victory over Spain in the round of 16 will always be a part history of football. However, time has changed since then, and now they are fighting for a spot in the upcoming Euro 2020. Coach Stanislas Cherchesov is aware of the fact it is extremely tough to compete with teams in Europe and will be making his players aware at the task at hand.
Meanwhile, Turkey have had a turbulent time in the international footballing world. They are failing to book their place in tournaments, and internal conflicts have taken the precedence. Turkey still has an extremely talented squad at their disposal. The attacking players are playing for some of the big name teams in Europe. Manager Mircea Lucescu has to come with a plan to make sure their style play has a strong backbone to rely on.
RUS vs TUR Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:
When and where?
This match is to be played at Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia. The ground has a capacity of 47,659 and it is going to be a sunny day in Sochi with a 10% chance of precipitation.
Where to watch Russia vs Turkey live?
The clash will take place at 9:30 PM (IST) on October 14th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Sony LIV.
Stats and Facts for Turkey vs Russia:
RUS vs TUR recent form (Last six matches)
Russia – D W W D D L
Turkey– D W L D D W
RUS vs TUR Head to head
Russia Won – 3
Turkey Won – 0
Not Decided – 2
RUS vs TUR Team News:
- Alan Dzagoev is expected to slot in behind the striker with Aleksandr Golovin moving to the right side of the wing.
- Sergei Ignashevich, Yuri Zhirkov and Aleksandr Samedov have retired from international football.
- Guilherme Marinato will be the goalkeeper for Russia.
- Cenk Tosun can be called up to replace striker Enes Unal.
- Emre Akbaba, Omer Toprak and Emre Mor are sidelined for Turkey.
- Sinan Bolat will be the safety net for the backline.
RUS vs TUR Probable Playing 11:
Bolat (GK), Ozbayrakli, Ayhan, Soyuncu, Bayram, Tekdemir, Yokuslu, Under, Ozyakup, Calhanoglu, Tosun/Unal
Guilherme (GK), Fernandes, Neustadter, Dzhikiya, Rausch, Gazinsky, Zobnin, Golovin, Dzagoev, Cheryshev, Dzyuba
Players to look out for-
- Hakan Calhanoglu
Turkey creative midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu will be the talisman for the team. Known as a set-piece specialist, he will be looking to make an impact in this game.
- Aleksandr Golovin
The AS Monaco forward has only recently recovered from injuries. He hasn’t had the best time his club this season and is expected to be on fire while playing for Russia.
Gambling India Info Match Prediction Russia vs Turkey –
Both teams are strong going into this game and we anticipate an extremely competitive matchup.
RUS vs TUR Dream 11 Team Predictions-
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